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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 412

Jan 1st - Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 5th string quartet
Jan 2nd - "Pal Joey" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 542 performances
Jan 3rd - "Dragnet" with Jack Webb premieres on NBC TV
Jan 3rd - Australia beat W Indies by one wicket at the MCG, last stand 38
Jan 5th - Flying Enterprise sinks
Jan 5th - British Prime Minister Winston Churchill makes an official visit to the US
Jan 7th - French Plevin government falls
Jan 8th - Jordan adopts constitution
Jan 9th - Belgian Pholien government resigns
Jan 9th - Karel Sys wins European heavyweight boxing title
Jan 9th - Marines give notice that they will recall Ted Williams to active duty
Jan 10th - Jean Anouilh's "La valse des toréadors," premieres in Paris
Jan 10th - The Greatest Show on Earth", directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, starring James Stewart and Carlton Heston, premieres in New York (Best Picture 1953)
Jan 11th - Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Marianne Moore
Jan 12th - NFL Pro Bowl: National Conference beats American Conference 30-13
Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMilleFilmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille Jan 12th - University of Tennessee admits it's 1st black student
Jan 14th - "Today Show" premieres with Dave Garroway & Jack Lescoulie on NBC-TV
Jan 14th - Rationing of coffee in Netherlands ends
Jan 14th - Snowstorm in Sierra Nevada kills 26
Jan 16th - New Dutch bible translation finished
Jan 16th - US Standard Board clears Stan Musial to get an $85,000 salary
Jan 17th - 1952 NFL Draft: Bill Wade from University of Vanderbilt first pick by Los Angeles Rams
Jan 19th - NFL takes control of NY Yanks
Jan 19th - PGA approves allowing black participants
Jan 20th - British army occupies Ismailiya, Suez Canal Zone
Jan 20th - Louise Suggs wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
Jan 21st - Nehru's Congress party wins general election in India
Jan 24th - 1st NFL team in Texas, Dallas Texans formerly NY Yanks
MLB Legend Stan MusialMLB Legend Stan Musial Jan 24th - Fire in main building of French Port Martin Antarctic base
Jan 24th - Vincent Massey is sworn in as the first Canadian-born Governor General of Canada.
Jan 25th - Test debut of Australian Richie Benaud, v West Indies at the SCG
Jan 26th - At least 20 people have been killed and 100s injured during riots in Cairo against the British
Jan 28th - 40th Women's Australian Championships: Thelma Coyne Long beats Helen Angwin (6-2, 6-3)
Jan 28th - 40th Men's Australian Championships: Ken McGregor beats Frank Sedgman (7-5, 12-10, 2-6, 6-2)
Jan 30th - Lehmer verifies: 2^521-1 & 2^607-1 (183 ciphers) Mersenne-prime #
Jan 30th - Paul Creston's 4th Symphony, premieres
Jan 30th - Korean War truce talks deadlock
Governor General of Canada Vincent MasseyGovernor General of Canada Vincent Massey Jan 31st - Dutch Lutheran Church reunites after 1½ centuries
Jan 31st - Harry Heilmann & Paul Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Feb 1st - General strike against French colonial management in Tunisia
Feb 1st - SN Behrman's "Jane," premieres in NYC
Feb 2nd - B.B. King's “3 O’Clock Blues” hits #1 on the US Billboard's R&B hit parade to become his first national hit
Feb 4th - 1st black executive of a major TV station (Jackie Robinson-WNBC NY)
Feb 6th - Queen Elizabeth II succeeds King George VI to the British throne
Feb 8th - "RCA Victor Show Starring Dennis Day" debuts on NBC TV
Feb 8th - Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, etc
Feb 10th - India holds its first general election: Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru remains in power
Feb 11th - 2nd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 108-91 at Boston
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky MarcianoHeavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano Feb 13th - Rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win
Feb 14th - 6th Olympic winter games open at Oslo, Norway
Feb 15th - King George VI is buried in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.
Feb 16th - Hall of Famer Honus Wagner, 77, retires; Pirates retire his #33
Feb 16th - Ian Craig makes NSW cricket debut aged 16 years 249 days (NSW record)
Feb 18th - 4th Emmy Awards: Red Skelton, Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca win
Feb 19th - French offensive at Hanoi
Feb 20th - "African Queen" opens at Capitol Theater in NYC
Feb 20th - 1st black umpire in organized baseball certified (Emmett Ashford)
Feb 21st - Bangladesh Martyrs Day (martyrs of Bengali Language Movement)
Feb 21st - Dick Button performs 1st figure skating triple jump in competition
Feb 21st - 9th Golden Globes: A Place in the Sun, Fredric March, & Jane Wyman win
Golfer Sam SneadGolfer Sam Snead Feb 24th - Betty MacKinnon & Sam Snead wins LPGA Orlando Mixed Golf Tournament
Feb 25th - 6th Winter Olympic games close at Oslo, Norway
Feb 26th - Netherlands-Indonesian Unity conference
Feb 26th - PM Winston Churchill announces Britain has its own atomic bomb
Feb 29th - Ice Dance Championship at Paris France won by Westwood & Demmy GRB
Feb 29th - Ice Pairs Championship at Paris won by Ria Falk & Paul Falk of GER
Feb 29th - Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Paris won by Jacqueline du Bief of FRA
Feb 29th - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Richard Button USA
Feb 29th - The island of Heligoland is restored to German authority.
Mar 1st - Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns
Mar 1st - Helgoland, in North Sea, returned to West Germany by Britain
Mar 2nd - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston ChurchillSoldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill Mar 3rd - Puerto Rico approves their 1st self written constitution
Mar 5th - Terence Rattigan's "Deep Blue Sea" premieres in London
Mar 8th - Antoine Pinay forms French government
Mar 9th - Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title
Mar 10th - Military coup led by General Fulgencio Batista in Cuba
Mar 15th - "2 in the Aisle" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 276 perfs
Mar 15th - Greatest 24-hr rainfall begins: 187 cm at La Reunion, Indian Ocean
Mar 16th - 1870 mm rain in Cilaos, Reunion (world record)
Mar 16th - Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
Mar 18th - 1st plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Phila)
Mar 18th - Communist offensive in Korea
Mar 20th - 24th Academy Awards - "An American in Paris", Humphrey Bogart & Vivian Leigh win
Mar 20th - Final ratification of peace treaty restoring sovereignty to Japan by US Senate
Cuban President and Dictator Fulgencio BatistaCuban President and Dictator Fulgencio Batista Mar 21st - "3 Wishes for Jamie" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 94 perfs
Mar 21st - -22] Tornadoes in Ark, Tenn, Mo, Miss, Ala & Ky cause 343 deaths
Mar 21st - 31 storms crosses 6 states killing 340 in South-Central US
Mar 21st - Alan Freed presents Moondog Coronation Ball at old Cleveland Arena, 25,000 attend 1st rock & roll concert ever
Mar 22nd - Dutch DC-6 crashes near Frankfurt, killing 44
Mar 23rd - Rangers with less than 14 minutes to go blow a 6-2 lead, losing 7-6 to Chicago Black Hawks. Mosienko scores 3 times in 21 seconds
Mar 24th - Great demonstrations against apartheid in South Africa
Mar 26th - 14th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kansas beats St Johns 80-63
Mar 26th - F Durrenmatt's "Die Ehe des Herrn Mississippi" premieres in Munich
Mar 27th - Failed assassination attempt of West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer
German Chancellor Konrad AdenauerGerman Chancellor Konrad Adenauer Mar 27th - Sun Records of Memphis begins releasing records
Mar 27th - "Singin' in the Rain", a musical comedy starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds, is released
Mar 28th - US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright
Mar 28th - US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
Mar 30th - 6th Tony Awards: Fourposter & King & I win

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 727

Jan 2nd - Ricky Van Shelton, Grit Va, country singer (Wild-Eyed Dream)
Jan 2nd - Wendy Phillips, American actress (Executive Suite, Promised Land), born in Brooklyn, New York
Jan 2nd - Graeme Strachan, Australian rock singer (Skyhooks) (d. 2001)
Jan 3rd - Jim Ross, American wrestling announcer
Jan 6th - Armelia McQueen, NC (Bkln Conservatory), actress
Jan 6th - Grant Goodeve, New Haven Conn, actor (David-8 is Enough, Dynasty)
Jan 6th - Moondog Spot, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
Jan 6th - Frank Sivero, Italian-born American actor
Jan 7th - Giuliano Ferrara, Italian politician, journalist and founding editor (Il Foglio)
Jan 8th - Lauri Walters, actress (8 is Enough, Harrad Experiment), born in San Franciso, California
Jan 8th - Norm Jarvis, Prince Albert Sask, golfer (1984 Chilliwack)
Jan 8th - Vladimir Feltsman, Russian-American pianist
Jan 9th - Eveline L Herfkens, Dutch MP (PvdA)
Jan 9th - Hugh Bayley, British politician
Jan 10th - Scott Thurston, keyboardist/guitarist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
Jan 11th - Ben Daniel Crenshaw, Austin TX, PGA golfer (1976 Bing Crosby)
Jan 11th - Lee Ritenour, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California
Jan 11th - Massimo Lopez, Italian comedian
Jan 11th - Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright
Jan 11th - Michael Forshaw, Australian politician
Jan 12th - Ricky Van Shelton, country musician
Jan 12th - Charles Faulkner, American motivational speaker and author
Jan 12th - Walter Mosley, American author
Jan 13th - Cornelius Bumpus, keyboardist (Doobie Bros-Minute by Minute)
Jan 13th - Sharon Gabet, actress (Edge of Night, Another World), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Jan 14th - Sydney Biddle Barrow, madam/autohr (Mayflower Madam)
Jan 14th - Maureen Dowd, American writer
Jan 14th - Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, Prime Minister of Romania
Jan 15th - Melvyn Gale, rocker (ELO)
Jan 16th - Lloyd Blaine Hammond Jr, Savannah Ga, Major USAF/astr (STS 39, 64)
Jan 16th - Roberta Baskin, NY, correspondent (48 Hours)
Jan 16th - King Fuad II of Egypt
Jan 17th - Larry Fortensky, former husband of actress Elizabeth Taylor (7th)
Jan 17th - Ryuichi Sakamoto, Jap, rocker (Academy Award 1988, Yellow Magic Orch)
Jan 17th - Darrell Porter, American baseball player (d. 2002)
Jan 18th - R. Stevie Moore, American singer, songwriter, and home recording pioneer
Jan 18th - Michael Behe, American advocate of Intelligent Design
Jan 19th - Dewey Bunell, Yorkshire England, rock guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
Jan 20th - Ian Hill, bass guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin the Law)
Jan 20th - Paul Stanley, [Eisen], rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)
Jan 21st - Marco Camenisch, Swiss environmental activist
Jan 21st - Louis Menand, American writer and critic
Jan 22nd - Karen Moe [Thornton], US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1972)
Jan 22nd - Teddy Gentry, Fort Payne Ala, country music star (Alabama-Mt Music)
Jan 22nd - Ace Vergel, Filipino actor (d. 2007)
Jan 23rd - Omar Henry, cricketer (1st colored player for South Africa 1992)
Jan 24th - William F Readdy, Quonset Point RI, astronaut (STS 42, 51, 79)
Jan 25th - Sara Mandiano, French singer and songwriter
Jan 25th - Timothy White, American journalist (d. 2002)
Jan 26th - Mario Runco Jr, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 44, 54, 77), born in The Bronx, New York
Jan 26th - Thomas Edward Henderson, SC, basketballer (Olympic-silver-1972)
Jan 27th - Brian Gottfried, tennis star (Wimbledon Doubles 1976), born in Baltimore, Maryland
Jan 27th - Peter Garland, composer
Jan 27th - "White Shoes" Johnson, American football player
Jan 29th - Tommy Ramone, [Erdelyi], Budapest, Hungary, rock drummer/bassist (Ramones)
Jan 30th - Doug Falconer, Canadian football player
Jan 31st - Rosanne Musgrave, headmistress (Blackheath HS)
Jan 31st - Nadya Rusheva, Russian painter (d. 1969)
Feb 2nd - Genichiro Tenryu, Japanese professional wrestler
Feb 2nd - Park Geun-hye, 1st female President of South Korea (2013-), born in Jung-gu, Taegu
Feb 3rd - Fred Lynn, baseball outfielder (Boston, California, Baltimore), born in Chicago, Illinois
Feb 3rd - Jack Fields, (Rep-R-TX, 1981- )
Feb 4th - Jerry Shirley, rock drummer (Humble Pie-Hot N Nasty, Eat It)
Feb 4th - Lisa Eichhorn, Reading Pa, actress (Cutter's Way, Yanks)
Feb 4th - Li Yinhe, Chinese sexologist
Feb 5th - Daniel Balavoine, French singer and songwriter (d. 1986)
Feb 6th - Richard Charsworth, Australian women field hockey head coach (Oly-96)
Feb 6th - Ricardo Lavolpe, Argentine football coach
Feb 7th - Vasco Rossi, Italian singer
Feb 8th - Hans Van de Lubbe, Dutch bassist/singer (Dike)
Feb 8th - Nancy Lord, Libertarian VP candidate (1992)
Feb 9th - Danny White, quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
Feb 9th - Mookie Wilson, American baseball player
Feb 10th - Mike Varty, NFLer
Feb 10th - Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore
Feb 12th - Salvador Pineda, Mexico City, doctor
Feb 12th - Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire (d. 2010)
Feb 12th - Michael McDonald, St Louis, rock keyboardist/vocals (Doobie Brothers)
Feb 13th - David Puilum Choi, Hong Kong, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
Feb 13th - Ed Gagliardi, American rock bassist (Foreigner-Cold As Ice), born in NYC, (d. 2014)
Feb 13th - Freddy Maertens, Belgian cyclist
Feb 14th - Nancy Keenan, current NARAL president
Feb 16th - James Ingram, Akron, Ohio, American vocalist (Just Once)
Feb 16th - Barry Foote, Major League Baseball player
Feb 17th - Insook Bhushan, Seoul Korea, US US table tennis player (Olympic-92)
Feb 17th - Karin Janz, East German gymnast
Feb 18th - Juice Newton, [Judy Cohen], Virginia, vocalist (Angel of the Morning)
Feb 18th - Veronica "Randy" Crawford, US vocalist (One Day I'll Fly Away)
Feb 19th - Rudolfo Neri-Vida, Mexico, PHD/astronaut (STS 23)
Feb 19th - Amy Tan, American novelist
Feb 20th - Catherine Cummins, Clintwood Va, 1st of 5 siblings born on 2/20
Feb 21st - Jean-Jacques Brunel, rock bassist (Stranglers-Dreamtime)
Feb 22nd - James Philip Bagian, MDPE/astronaut (STS 29, STS 40), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Feb 22nd - Wayne John Levi, Little Falls NY, PGA golfer (1983 Buick Open)
Feb 22nd - Bill Frist, American politician
Feb 23rd - Brad Whitford, Mass, rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Jamie Got a Gun)
Feb 24th - Simon Weinstock, businessman/racehorse owner
Feb 24th - Tom Burleson, USA, basketball (Oly-silv-1972) tallest Olympian-7'4"
Feb 25th - James A Barcia, (Rep-D-Michigan)
Feb 25th - Jerry Chamberlain, American musician

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 13 of 13

Feb 14th - Comedian Joey Adams marries gossip columnist Cindy Heller
Actress Elizabeth TaylorActress Elizabeth Taylor (Feb 21st) Feb 21st - Actress Elizabeth Taylor (19) marries for the 2nd time to actor Michael Wilding (39)
Mar 8th - Future US President Ronald Reagan (41) marries Nancy Davis (30)
Mar 24th - Author of 'James Bond' novels, journalist and secret intelligence agent Ian Fleming marries Anne Geraldine Charteris
Apr 12th - Cambodia king Norodom Sihanouk (29) weds Paule Monique Izzi
Jul 2nd - Zulu-leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi marries Irene Mzila
Jul 9th - American educator, Presbyterian minister and TV host Fred Rogers (24) weds Sara Joanne Byrd
Jul 9th - Country singer June Carter Cash (23) weds singer Carl Smith (25)
Jul 15th - Gerald D Lascelles (under English princess Mary) weds Angela Dowding
Aug 31st - Soprano singer Leontyne Mary Violet Price (25) weds concert bass-baritone singer William Warfield (32)
Oct 17th - Country music legend Hank Williams (29) weds Billie Jean Jones in Minden, Louisiana
Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank WilliamsCountry Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams (Oct 17th) Oct 18th - Latin actress Maria Felix (38) weds actor and singer Jorge Negreta (40) in Mexico
Nov 18th - "Rock Around The Clock" rock and roll pioneer Bill Haley (27) weds Barbara Cupchak

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 3 of 3

Actress Gene TierneyActress Gene Tierney (Feb 28th) Feb 28th - Actress Gene Tierney (31) divorces fashion designer Oleg Cassini (39) after almost 11 years of marriage
May 29th - Country music legend Hank Williams and Audrey Sheppard granted divorce for the second and final time after seven years of marriage. Their first divorce was in 1948.
Jun 11th - Actress Agnes Moorehead (51) divorces actor Jack G. Lee (50) after 22 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 155

Jan 4th - Constantl Permeke, Flemish painter (Boerin), dies at 65
Jan 5th - Nawab of Pataudi, cricket (play polo 3 Tests for Eng 3 for Ind), dies
Jan 5th - Victor Alexander John Hope, viceroy of India (1936-43), dies at 64
Jan 8th - Antonia Maury, discoverer (supergiant, giant & dwarf stars), dies
Jan 8th - Joseph Arendt, Belgian worker's union leader, dies at 66
Jan 11th - Jean JM de Lattre de Tassigny, gen (N-Africa/Indo-China), dies at 61
Jan 11th - Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor (b. 1885)
Jan 14th - Artur Kapp, Estonian composer (b. 1878)
Jan 15th - Ned Hanlon, Premier of Queensland (b. 1887)
Jan 17th - Walter O "Spike" Briggs, owner (Det Tigers), dies at 74
Jan 18th - Curly Howard (Jerome Lester Horwitz), American actor and comedian (The Three Stooges) (b. 1903)
Jan 20th - Arthur Farwell, composer, dies at 74
Jan 22nd - Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Mysteries of Love), dies at 52
Jan 25th - Sveinn Bjornsson, Danish 1st pres of Iceland (1944-52), dies at 70
Jan 26th - Louis van Deyssel, Dutch writer (Diary of Franc Rozelaar), dies at 87
Jan 26th - Khorloogiin Choibalsan, leader of Mongolia (b. 1895)
Feb 2nd - Charles De Roche, actor (10 Commandments), dies at 72
Feb 2nd - Johann Babtist Thaller, composer, dies at 79
Feb 5th - Reginald Allen, cricketer (uncle of Gubby, Test Aust v Eng 1887), dies
Feb 6th - George VI, King of Britain (1936-52), dies at 56
Feb 9th - Norman Douglas, essayist/novelist, dies
Feb 10th - Henry Drysdale Dakin, British-American biochemist, known for the Dakin-West reaction (b. 1880)
Feb 13th - Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
Feb 13th - Josephine Tey, English author (b. 1896)
Feb 14th - Maurice De Waele, Belgian cyclist (b. 1896)
Feb 16th - Knut [Pedersen] Hamsun, Norwegian writer (Wanders, Nobel 1920), dies
Feb 19th - Knut Hamsun, writer, dies at 92
Feb 19th - Lawrence Grant, actor (Bulldog Drummond), dies at 82
Feb 27th - Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator 1926, dies at 74
Mar 1st - Mariano Azuela, Mexican novelist (b. 1873)
Mar 4th - Charles Scott Sherrington, English scientist, Nobel laureate (b. 1857)
Mar 5th - Vladimir Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer, dies at 63
Mar 7th - Paramahansa Yogananda, Indian guru (b. 1893)
Mar 11th - Pierre Renoir, French stage and film actor and director (b. 1885)
Mar 21st - Wilhelm Albrecht, German SD-chief, executed
Mar 22nd - Uncle Dave Macon, American musician (b. 1870)
Mar 23rd - Klaas Schilder, Dutch vicar/theologist/antifascist, dies at 61
Mar 31st - Wallace H. White, Jr., American politician (b. 1877)
Apr 2nd - Bernard F Lyot, Fren astronomer (chronograph, Lyot-filter), dies at 55
Apr 5th - Henri Vandeputte, Belgian writer (L'Autre Vie), dies at 75
Apr 5th - Charles Collett, GWR chief mechanical engineer (b. 1871)
Apr 11th - Wadi' Sabra, composer, dies at 76
Apr 13th - [Rosalie] Julia Cuypers, Flemish actress (Adelaarsjong), dies at 79
Apr 21st - Leslie Banks, actor (Henry V, 21 Days, Eye Witness), dies at 61
Apr 21st - [Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing, dies at 62
Apr 23rd - Elisabeth Schumann, singer, dies
Apr 23rd - Minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Neart], Flemish writer, dies at 60
Apr 23rd - Julius Freed, American inventor and banker (b. 1887)
Apr 24th - Hans [Hendrik A] Kramers, physicist (quantum mechanics), dies at 57
Apr 24th - Jules Poncelet, Belgian minister of State, dies at 82
Apr 26th - Charles L Baars, Dutch actor (Women Tamers), dies at 59
Apr 27th - Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician (b. 1865)
Apr 30th - Charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies
May 1st - William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73
May 6th - Alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60
Educator Maria MontessoriEducator Maria Montessori (May 6th) May 6th - Maria Montessori, Italian physician/educationist, dies at 81
May 8th - William Fox, Austrian-born film producer (b. 1879)
May 9th - Canada Lee, African American actor (Lost Boundaries), dies in NYC at 45
May 11th - Giovanni Tebaldini, composer, dies at 87
May 15th - Albert Basserman, actor (Madame Curie, Rhapsody in Blue), dies at 84
May 15th - Italo Montemezzi, composer, dies at 76
May 16th - Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v South Africa 1892), dies
May 16th - Frances Benjamin Johnston, early American female photgrapher
May 18th - Rossetter Gleason Cole, composer, dies at 86
May 21st - John Garfield, actor (Juarez, Air Force), dies at 39
May 23rd - Georg Alfred Schumann, composer, dies at 85
May 26th - Damaso Alonso, Spanish linguistic/poet (Hombrey Dios), dies at 55
May 31st - Walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies
Philosopher, Psychologist, Writer John DeweyPhilosopher, Psychologist, Writer John Dewey (Jun 1st) Jun 1st - John Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92
Jun 9th - Adolf Busch, German composer (b. 1891)
Jun 12th - Michael von Faulhaber, Cardinal/archbishop of Munich, dies at 83
Jun 13th - Max Pulver, writer, dies
Jun 15th - Jakob Jud, Swiss linguist/etymologist, dies at 70
Jun 16th - Andrew Lawson, Scottish-American geologist, first to map the entire San Andreas Fault (b. 1861)
Jun 17th - Alberto Williams, Argentine composer (Etrerno Reposo), dies at 89
Jun 17th - Jack Parsons, American rocket-fuel pioneer and renegade occultist (b. 1914)
Jun 18th - Efim D Bogolyubov, Russian chess player, dies at 63
Jun 19th - Heinrich Schlusnus, German baritone (b. 1888)
Jun 20th - Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (b. 1898)
Jun 24th - Lodewijk Mortelmans, composer, dies at 84
Jun 27th - Max Dehn, German mathematician (b. 1878)
Jul 2nd - Henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cello player/pianist/composer, dies at 56
Jul 3rd - Daniel Zamudio, composer, dies at 64
Jul 3rd - Henriette Bosmans, composer, dies
Jul 4th - Walter Long, dies at 73
Jul 6th - Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, French Canadian politician (b. 1867)
Jul 10th - Rued Immanuel Langgaard, composer, dies at 58
Jul 18th - Paul Saintenoy, Belgian architect (b. 1862)
Jul 18th - Jack Earle, American actor and sideshow performer (b. 1906)
Jul 22nd - Antonio Maria Valencia, composer, dies at 49
Jul 22nd - August Balthazar, Belgian politician, dies at 58
Jul 25th - Herbert Murrill, composer, dies at 43
First Lady of Argentina Eva PerónFirst Lady of Argentina Eva Perón (Jul 26th) Jul 26th - Eva Perón [Evita], Argentine First Lady and actress, dies of cancer at 33
Jul 27th - Roland Pope, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
Jul 27th - W de Basil, [US Voskresenski], Russia, ballet dancer, dies
Jul 31st - N B F "Tufty" Mann, cricketer (South African slow lefty 1947-51), dies
Aug 5th - Sameera Moussa, Egyptian nuclear scientist (b. 1917)
Aug 11th - Riccardo Martin, composer, dies at 77
Aug 12th - David Bergelson, Yiddish language writer (b. 1884)
Aug 16th - Lydia Field Emmet, American painter (b. 1866)

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